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PITTSBURGH, PA – AUGUST 22: Roansy Contreras #59 of the Pittsburgh Pirates delivers a pitch in the first inning during the game against the Atlanta Braves at PNC Park on August 22, 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) /

High-A Greensboro rolls to a blowout victory over Winston-Salem

It has not been a good season for the High-A Greensboro Grasshoppers. Friday night, however, the Grasshoppers cruised to an easy 7-1 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash. With the win, the Grasshoppers are now 55-66 on the season.

Shortstop Mike Jarvis hit leadoff for the Grasshoppers. While Jarvis was 0-for-3, he did draw a walk and drove in a run. Hudson Head was 1-for-3 with two walks and a run scored and Jacob Gonzalez was 1-for-3 with two walks, a run scored and a RBI.

Abrahan Gutierrez started at first base and went 2-for-4. Gutierrez had two hits, including his 20th double of the season, drew a walk, drove in a run and scored a run. Ernny Ordonez also had a multi-hit game, going 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI.

Valentin Linarez started for the Grasshoppers and pitched 3 scoreless, hitless innings. Linarez walked three batters and struck out three. Domingo Gonzalez allowed a run on three hits, no walks and five strikeouts in 4 innings pitched. Mitchell Miller pitched the final 2 innings of the game, walked a pair and striking out three.